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27 July 2009

Breaking News: Muslim believes in Islam

"My life and career", by Mehdi Hasan, "part 1"

By Mehdi Hasan

There seems suddenly to be extraordinary interest in my religious beliefs and how they affect my role as Senior Editor (politics) here at the New Statesman.

Some of us have day jobs, so my full and complete response to Harry’s Place’s astonishing attack on me will have to wait.

For now, here is a rather pertinent article I wrote in the magazine in April:

‘There’s nothing Islamic about a state’

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The second part of my reply will be published tomorrow. Perhaps.

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